GUIDE TO LABORATORY AND DIAGNOSTIC TESTS: ORGANIZED ALPHABETICALLY, Third Edition, provides essential information on more than 600 lab and diagnostic tests within a single, convenient volume. This all-in-one resource presents detailed, accurate information in an accessible, easy-to-use format. Trusted by professionals in the fields of medicine, nursing, medical technology, and more, this clear, concise guide enables users to quickly access critical information on tests and procedures while maintaining a strong focus on patient care. Now updated to reflect the latest research, trends, and best practices, the new third edition is an ideal resource for students and professionals alike.
Table of Contents
Section I: THE ROLE OF TESTING.
1. Understanding and Using the Guide.
2. The Ever-Expanding Role of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests.
3. Standard Precaustions.
4. Case Study Presentation.
Section II: LABORATORY AND DIAGNBOSTIC TESTS.
List of References.
Appendix A: Abbreviation List.
Appendix B: Venipuncture and Skin Puncture Procedures.
Appendix C: Cancer Tumor Markers and Laboratory Tests Used in the Monitoring of Malignant tumors.
Appendix D: Therapeutic Blood Levels of Selected Drugs.
Appendix E: Blood Sample for Central Line.
Appendix F: Reference Laboratory Values.
Appendix G: Routine Serum Electrolytes.
Appendix H: Selected International Perspectives on Diagnotic Testing.
List of Tests by Body System and Function.
Lists of Test by Type.